Sexual therapy takes care of sexual problems, which are difficulties that limit the ability to fully enjoy sexuality.
All people suffer sexual ups and downs, periods of less or greater desire. If we talk about sexual disorders, we do not refer to it, but to much more complex problems that interfere in the lives of people who come to consultation.
These problems usually generate great dissatisfaction, insecurity, anxiety and complex to those who suffer.
Currently, most sexual problems have a solution by resorting to appropriate psychological treatment.
Sexual problems can appear early, even before having sex. Sometimes the problem develops gradually and sometimes it may appear suddenly.
The causes can be both organic and psychological.
Sex Therapy: What causes sexual problems?
Some of the organic causes are:
- Hormonal deficiencies, such as a deficiency of estrogens or androgens.
- Endocrine disorders, in the thyroid or adrenal gland.
- Consumption of substances such as alcohol or tobacco, or the use of some medications.
- Circulatory problems related to low blood supply.
- Nervous damage to the spine.
Some of the psychological causes are:
- Negative beliefs about sex.
- Have irrational expectations about sexual relationships.
- The feeling of guilt.
- The problems in the couple relationship.
- Fear of sexual contact due to shame or fear of making a fool of yourself.
- Problems in the relationship of couple.
- Self-image problems, self-esteem.
- Excessive perfectionism
In a great majority of occasions, sexual problems are almost never caused by a single cause , but several reasons are intertwined.
Some of the most treated problems in consultation are: premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, difficulty reaching orgasm, lack of sexual desire or addiction to sex.
To solve sexual problems it is almost always necessary to go to a professional. The specialist can guide the patient towards the most appropriate solution. Through therapy and learning concrete tools for your case.